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into the 50s. near the waterfront we have the blue angels, the parade of ships tomorrow. most of the activity starts at 1:00. the blue angels fly at 3:00, and it will be terrific viewing with mainly clear skies. temperatures by 4:00 in the low 60s. at candle stick park it is very buffalo bills and the san francisco 49ers. kickoff 1:25, and looks like temperature with fairly clear skies, low 60s. and giants play again tomorrow, 6:30, clouds and temperatures near 60. we'll talk about chance of sprinkles coming in, a little bit later. >> ama: the weather conditions were perfect for all the events on san francisco's waterfront. fleet week, blue angels, america's cup and the giants, sergio quintana was out with the crowds and has more. >> the fireworks is part of fleet week, and the orange lights honor the giants' playoff game this dazzling display capped off a saturday in san francisco that was packed with thing0s do. >> lots to do here today. reporter: baseball fans crammed into at&t park to watch the giants make another run for the world series. >> i'm so excited, can't begin to tell you. repor
, and wind, by 7:00, temperatures into the 50s. near the waterfront we have the blue angels, the parade of ships tomorrow. most of the activity starts at 1:00. the blue angels fly at 3:00, and it will be terrific viewing with mainly clear skies. temperatures by 4:00 in the low 60s. at candle stick park it is very buffalo bills and the san francisco 49ers. kickoff 1:25, and looks like temperature with fairly clear skies, low 60s. and giants play again tomorrow, 6:30, clouds and temperatures near 60. we'll talk about chance of sprinkles coming in, a little bit later. >> ama: the weather conditions were perfect for all the events on san francisco's waterfront. fleet week, blue angels, america's cup and the giants, sergio quintana was out with the crowds and has more. >> the fireworks is part of fleet week, and the orange lights honor the giants' playoff game this dazzling display capped off a saturday in san francisco that was packed with thing0s do. >> lots to do here today. reporter: baseball fans crammed into at&t park to watch the giants make another run for the world series. >> i'm so
and open cards are not put together >>> she goes to los angeles next for more private meetings in the bay area anne mackovic cbs 5 >>> a live look at carmageddon to and los angeles one of the busiest freeways in the country the 45, shut down this weekend for construction southern california and the tories for traffic jams it appears once again people keep the advice to stay off the road. traffic types around the city are minimal last year when the three was closed monumental traffic jams that were predicted never materialized. the freeways scheduled to reopen monday at 6:00 a.m. >>> red light cameras help enforce traffic laws when police and not around the state imposes new restrictions linda yee when drivers will the happy said is not so much. >>> caught on camera blowing through a red light and expensive find back in top $500. they say cameras don't live but for this person from san jose they get five times >>> a computer glitch center the tickets and a wide and the law does not make it easy to fight the finds mistake or not >>> technology can fail and does >>> the state senator change
mines and open hearts cannot do very good together >>> she goes to los angeles next after more private meetings in the bay area anne mackovic cbs 5 >>> a difficult lesson for bay area and psychiatrist at the losing his teenage son what he learns what his profession has done wrong. they survived carmageddon 1 now comes carmageddon 2, drivers,, vo: for years, sacramento politicians have chopped away funds for our schools. today, we're forty-seventh out of fifty in per-pupil funding. now these politicians say unless we send more tax dollars to sacramento, they'll cut education again. here's a new approach. prop thirty-eight sends billions in new education dollars straight to our local schools, and guarantees the politicians can't touch it. thirty-eight will restore the education cuts from sacramento. so remember this number. thirty-eight. in the people, businesses, and organizations that call the bay area home. whether it's helping a nonprofit provide safe, affordable housing within the city, supporting an organization that's helping kids find jobs and stay in school, or financing the exp
will worry about the fog seeing the blue angels. >> we had that big cool down started on thursday. it continues today. there is a lot of low clouds and high clouds over us. mostly cloudy pattern. it might play into our weather late sunday into monday. todays highs 60s and 70s. >>> right now westbound highway 4 looks pretty good. it is a little crowded as you come in through the bay point area. also slow traffic building up in pleasant hill. westbound 24 as you drive past lafayette and oakland it's a nice drive. let's go back to the desk. >>> topping our news san francisco is bracing for big crowds this weekend. more than a million people are expected to fill the streets were several high profile events. that includes the america's cup world series. the giants playoffs, fleet week, and the hardly strictly bluegrass festival. we have team coverage this morning to cover everything you need to know to plan ahead if you are going to visit the city. ktvu channel 2 reporter alex savidge has more on the big changes transit agencies are making to accommodate the crowds. first let's check i
temporarily. of our sister station in los angeles has more on that story tonight. >> there is no business. no business hear. market is dead. you know. how am i to come up with 20,000 dollars expense. >>reporter: charles owns low key independent gas station here. he had to shut down the pump this morning because purchasing gas for his station was just too expensive. and to make a profit he would have to charge nearly 6 dollars a gallon for regular unleaded. >> you see the prisons over there? 6 dolls. if i get gas purchase the gas rate now fr thcompan i he t sell at that preo ha 10 cent on the gas. >>repoer: prices sky rocket due to cut back in supply because of problems at refinery in california. exxon mobile in thorns suffered power failure. chevron pipeline shut down last month and richmond, california plant is operating at reduced capacity after a fire in augus august. for drivers like ryan who greatly depend on gas for work t burden this wk price hike is alst too much to bear. he cleans pools and says he has no choice but to drive a gas guzzling truck. >> i try to take a sm
the beloved blue angels. the u.s. navy pilots have been making practice runs for the big show set for saturday and sunday. it's part of fleet week and the parade of ships is tomorrow. here's a look at the other events going on. the giants will take on the reds in the national league playoffs saturday and sunday. the hardly strictly bluegrass festival will take place in golden gate park. the 49ers will play the buffly bills on sunday and the italian heritage parade is on sunday. it's definitely going to be crowded. make sure you take mass transit if you are coming down here. live in san francisco i'm tara moriarty. >>> transportation agencies are gearing up for the busy weekend. and adding more services starting tonight. bart will have up to a dozen special events trained and longer hours to accommodate the crowds. there will be three times as many ferries as usual in and out of the city and muni is adding services and shuttles going straight to the giants game. >>> time now 5:02 overnight news two bart passengers robbed at gunpoint as they were stepping off a train. this happened at 11:30 last
the blue angels they are going to soar starting today. america's cup racing giants first playoff game. host of big concerts. >> the weather will be closely watched by you and lisa argen in for mike. >>> good morning. plenty of low clouds and fog this morning to inland valleys this is live doppler atop of mount st. helena, monday we could be picking up raindrops. right now a lot of moisture due to low clouds and fog. along the coast upper 50s with the clouds, thin out throughout the afternoon and we'll see low to mid 60s should be pleasant, around the bay. cloudy to start out, mid 60s by noontime, mix of clouds and sun to the lower 70s by the afternoon. filter out fog, but it is everywhere this morning, we'll look for slow clearing by noontime with upper 70s, a few degrees cooler inland. >>> good morning. happy friday. a live look at bay bridge toll, metering lights not on yet, minor delay if you are paying cash headed into san francisco otherwise it is smooth sailing. wanted to show you the abc7 traffic waze app great tool to get around all these events this weekend in san francisco or else
together >>> she goes to los angeles next after private meetings in the bay area anne mackovic cbs 5 >>> a place in the bay area and held fifth and annual drug take back day for people looking to get rid of unwanted prescription drugs, or rent a police department one of several drop- off locations drug take back data mensural unused prescription drugs to not get in the wrong hands a similar a van crews collected 500,000 lbs. of medication. flu season again to east bay clinics want to make sure they get out as many flu shots as possible, fremont and union city medical centers offered a drive-through flu service this morning this is the first day of vaccination season. it looks like the turnout successful >>> on which started at 9:00 today people lined up since 7:00 a.m. >>> the drive-through service only offered to tie at kaiser permanente members more than 1000 people came out on the first day. they survive carmageddon 1, now comes carmageddon to are drivers and seven california listing to construction crews and stay off the roads? how commuters in the bay area will s,,,,,,,,,,,,,, >
when we come back more in a minute porifera >> and were back at 4: 4444 >> the blue angels are bay area bound. the fleet week celebration officially starts this wednesday october 3rd. the blue and orange stick to the skies the next day thursday october 4th with a plasti practice session another session will be from 3 to 4 in the afternoon. saturday signals the much anticipated weekend actinic titty the parade of shi--kron 4 was the only station above the lead aircraft carrier last year. >> as you look down uc of the sailors that in the rails. meanwhile the airshow is set a october 6th and sunday october 7th from 1230 to 4:00 p.m. each day the real area acrobatics happened in the blue angel show off their moves. that's from 3 to 4 vote saturday and sunday afternoon also worth noting sunday will feature an america's cup race in san francisco bay from 1: 5022: 30 in the afternoon. kron 4 will be there to cover dog. >> and once again kron 4 will give you the best seat in the house to watch the most exciting of sense of a fleet week its blue angels live sponsored by jeep as part of san franc
in. [ sound of blue angel jets ] >> reporter: that was the blue angels as they did a practice round yesterday. don't drive. that is the best advice. it shouldn't be a huge shocker but parking will be hard in the san francisco area. to avoid most gridlock, you can avoid the waterfront, use side streets. maybe the san mateo bridge might be a good option, bay bridge, golden gate bridge very popular and going to be very busy. now, if fleet week and america's cup weren't enough we made a map of a few of the other things going on. we have hardly strictly bluegrass, that's in golden gate park. giants games over at at&t. 49ers, castro street fair, italian heritage parade, and then outside of the city florence & the machine performing in mountain view, madonna in san jose, justin bieber is in town. we also got a cal game so, whew, there's just so much going on! ! it makes me exhaust the just to talk about it. so it's going to be a busy weekend. use mass transit if you can. bart ferries muni are all stepping up service. bart told us they have not
angels arriving at sfo and now one of their own got the hot -- they take a ride with the precision flying team. grant was giving us yesterday afternoon, but it wasn't the only one. captain, you see him there suiting up. yeah, he's that danville pilot. you know him. he landed the u.s. airways flight safely back in the hudson river. he was there he flew the flighter jets in the air force in 1970s it was like being a kid all over again when he got to suit up. then it was grants turn, there you see him getting briefed, walking up the little ladder there to get the cockpit. he took grant through the whole thing and really put him through the ringer. we've got 6.2gs. we hit it on the take off which is pretty good. we hit 6.2 in the break coming back here. you fought it off. you stayed awake the whole time that was good. we did break the speed of sound so we went mock 1.03 so how many people in the world can say that's done that's pretty good too. there's a lot more where that came from later on on the kron4 news we're going to have more from captain silly and greaten as well so they'll be kind
will see the beloved blue angels. they have been making practice rounds for the show on saturday and sunday. here's a look at the other helps going on. the giants are taking on the reds in the national league playoffs saturday and sunday. the bluegrass festival will take place in golden gate park. and the 49ers will play the bills sunday. the heritage parade is happening in north beach on sunday also. we have two mega cruise ships docking here in the bay. that will bring about 7,000 people in the city. if you think you will be able to fine a parking spot in the city, you are mistaken. live in san francisco i'm tara moriarty ktvu channel 2 news. >>> transportation agent sills are gearing up for this very busy weekend by saturdaying more services starting tonight. bart will have up to dozen event trains and longer hours. there will be three times as many ferries as usual in and out of the city. and muni is adding services and shuttles going straight to the giants game. >>> playoff fever certainly hitting bay area baseball fans hard with both teams playing in the playoffs games this weekend. f
the comment. malvo was serving a life sentence. muhammad was executed in virginia in 2009. >>> los angeles mayor villaraigosa tonight promised one of the busiest freeways will reopen in time for the morning commute. a 10-mile stretch of the 405 freeway was shut down on friday to demolish portions of the bridge to allow construction of an additional freeway. the event was billed as carmageddon 2. a sequel to last year's. well things have gotten pretty smoothly and demolition was finished today. the contractor faces fines of $263,000 an hour if it doesn't reopen by 5:00 a.m. >>> a big ban is expected to take place in san francisco tomorrow. what shoppers need to know. >> the proposition on the november ballot that aims to change california's three strikes law. >> a reminder that you can get ktvu news to i'm so glad you called. thank you. we're not in london, are we? no. why? apparently my debit card is. what? i know. don't worry, we have cancelled your old card. great. thank you. in addition to us monitoring your accounts for unusual activity, you could also set up free account alerts. okay
insider standoff. and we're gonna go live to los angeles with pictures right now of the 405 with no traffic on the highway. will check it out as the car armageddon is coming up. >>> a heated debate got out of control in the east bay between the richmond councilman and a community activist. punches were thrown and one was led away in handcuffs. >>> as the 49ers look ahead to their new home in santa clara are insiders on the past and present and future of the bay area sports. >>> all the details on how hot it will get coming up. >>> welcome back to the news of the time is 9:00 good morning. >>> a lot coming up in the next half-hour taking a look at the other side of the death penalty debate. proposition 34 on the ballot this november. >>> sitting down with the district attorney from san mateo county and if you're shopping in san francisco tomorrow it's going to be a big bit of a change. no more plastic bags. >>> also a spare the air day but were starting this morning the the campaign 2012 coverage. >>> the republican presidential candidate mitt romney and obama are pre
in virginia in 2009. >>> los angeles mayor villaraigosa tonight promised one of the busiest freeways will reopen in time for the morning commute. a 10-mile stretch of the 405 freeway was shut down on friday to demolish portions of the bridge to allow construction of an additional freeway. the event was billed as carmageddon 2. a sequel to last year's. well things have gotten pretty smoothly and demolition was finished today. the contractor faces fines of $263,000 an hour if it doesn't reopen by 5:00 a.m. >>> a big ban is expected to take place in san francisco tomorrow. what shoppers need to know. >> the proposition on the november ballot that aims to change california's three strikes law. >> a reminder that you can get ktvu news to go on your cell phone. just download the ktvu app, click the live icon and watch all of our newscasts live, be connected any where. [ laughter ] [ girl ] wow. you guys have it easy. i wish i had u-verse when i was your age. in my day, we didn't have these fancy wireless receivers. blah, blah, blah. if i had a sleepover, i couldn't just move the tv into t
. they have invited dignitaries to share their memories. >>> the blue angels are invited up in the skies for a practice run before this weekend's big fleet we can show. chopper 2 was there when this flying team arrived in the pay area tuesday. go from 12-4 and there is a meet and greet which starts at 7:15. you can get more information about the blue angels schedule and see the many festivities this weekend. just go to our website www.ktvu.com and click on hot topics. >>> how is it going this morning? >> it is good, i just read a story about the blue angels and we will keep reminding you. let's have a look at what we have now, traffic is moving along nicely in many areas. if you are driving from vallejo to oakland, it is a nice drive so far as you get to the bay bridge toll plaza, it is a nice drive. i loss want to mention a bart problem and this is a problem with bart with major delays. according to bart, there is in fact i have a map of the area and i want to put a circle on something. there is a stalled vehicle on the bart tracks near mcarthur station and this is really a bad spot. it
sweet. so happy for her. >> yes. yes. >> she was so hurt. >> coming up blue angels back and have begun a practice run as we continue tonight on abc 7 news we're going to show you the secret weapon they brought with them this year for fleet week. >> also ahead an unusual fleet week warning tonight from the government. and an appeal to help safe the whales off the california coast. >> there is a wernl cooling down but there may be showers coming our way. i'll tell but that in the accu-weather forecast coming up. >> you know what it takes to mend a broken heart. tonight what it takes to build one. >> that familiar sound of fleet week that. roar can only mean they're back flying over san francisco playway. they spent spent the day practicing jogs. there, you can see one. there is blue angels will be out practicing again, tomorrow. and anyone who has watched the blue angels is left wondering how they can fly so close. crew members shared secrets this morning while stationed in san francisco international airport. and leaders said they used the flight to survey the area picking out visual cu
appearance in the bay area. but she will spend the weekend here. monday she leaves for los angeles and then back to burma. abc news. >>> protests in spain and portugal turned violent today. tens of thousands demonstrated against uh strair tee measures -- austerity measures. they clashed with riot police for the third time in less than a week. >>> in southern california work crews have less than 30 hours to finish a major construction project that closed down a part of a major freeway. so far officials say karma ged done -- carmagedon2 is on schedule. this is the 405 freeway near the sepulveda pass. it is expected to reopen by 5:00 a.m. on monday. and you can now have an energy plant in your own backyard. all you need is one of these. it is a solar tree made by a central valley company. the solar tree is connected to your electric grid. you can earn energy credits while enjoying the shade. it is a smaller alternative to the roof. they are targeting the electric car owners with a solar tree that has charging stations. and today was a good day to put out your solar tree. >> that's rig
angeles and then leaves for burma tomorrow. >>> authorities in los angeles say work is on schedule to reopen a ten-mile stretch of one of the world's busiest freeways in time for tomorrow morning's commute. this is a live look at interstate 405 over the pass connecting west l. a. to the san fernando valley. the freeway has been shut down since friday night while crews demolish an overpass. it's being called carmageddon 2 because of the potential to create a traffic nightmare throughout l.a. if work doesn't get finished in time. last year was carmageddon 1 and this time they say so far so good. here's a preview of the accuweather forecast. >> we had some fog yesterday. today we are still looking at warmer conditions. here's a look outside from the roof camera. temperatures in the lower 50s, fog at the coast. still clear around the bay. you get a glimpse of that full moon, almost full. we are talking about still upper 90s inland and warm temperatures to start the week. your forecast is next. >> thank you, lisa. also ahead, the amazing a's do it again. another walk-off victory in dram
you will hear the roar overhead of the blue angels. today a national aviation hero from the bay area will be onboard. former us airways captain sully sullenberger will be a passenger in blue angel number 7. part of the flying team arrived yesterday. captain sullenberger was chosen for his extraordinary kill in landing his cripple commercial airliner in hudson river safely. he gets to choose youngsters to fly as well. >> fleet week busy time for the coast guard and 65 police and auxillary boats will help. they practiced rescued yesterday at yerba buena island. they expect 2,000 private boats to be on the water for fleet week activities. drills at ocean beach using an amphibious hovercraft beginning 10:00 this morning. drills and demonstrations will continue through the noon hour. >>> check out the hardly strictly bluegrass festival or the columbus parade, castro street fair. this weekend will be a traffic headache with hundreds of thousands of people packing into san francisco. we have a map at abc7news.com where you can click on each event to see how to avoid some of the traffic hot
enrollment is lower than expected. it will save the district 1.2 million dollars. >>> friday, blue angels will making practice runs for fleet week. don't be alarmed if you say helicopters and they are going to be participating in a disaster response exercise. this morning a hoover craft will be landing on ocean beach and traffic could be rerouted in that area so be aware. and we have posted a schedule of events including when the blue angels will be performing. >>> sal, let's take everyone where they need to go, sal? >>> we don't have a lot going on which is great just to start off the morning with not a lot of major problems and northbound looks good for the drive and on 680, livermore, the whole thing, it is getting crowded and we are seeing scattered brake lights, gets go back to dave and pam. >>> more disruptions at oakland city hall. >> what mother would not want to know what happened to their baby the night he died. >> a mother is demanding answers about the shooting that took her sons' life. >>> why this fire was really tough to control. >> it was on the coast, it will be cooler to
the debate live right here on cbs 5. that begins at 6:00 tonight. >>> 5:40. the blue angels are going to come soaring into town. the special guests taking to the skies today. coming up. >> so you know nothing about me but what you see on the outside. >> a tv anchor takes a stand. her powerful message to the bully who called her fat. hi, i'm amy for downy unstopables in-wash scent boosters, here with my favorite new intern, jimmy. mmm! fresh! and it's been in the closet for 12 weeks! unbelievable! unstopables! i'll show you how! ♪ just shake them into the washer i can't believe this lasts 12 weeks! neither can they. so you're going on tour to prove it. downy unstopables. follow jimmy's unstopables tour for free samples on downy.com. the blue angels came soaring into the bay area yesterdaye ht >>> keep your eye on the sky today. the blue angels will come soaring into the bay area -- they came in yesterday. but they will be around all weekend. the navy's precision flight demonstration team set to perform for fleet week festivities on saturday and sunday. here's a treat. captain chelsea sully
worked as a public defender for 19 years in los angeles. she is now director of legal services. now i'm going to embarrass her. her name is ellie miller. there she is. [applause] public defenders are legal ministers. you are. you are part of this picture. ok. i will go back to what i was supposed to be doing, forgive me. i am going to -- we have heard everybody's contribution. now i want to talk about what is working and what is not working. i am going to ask each of the members to speak the truth to one another. let me direct some early remarks. you have suffered unimaginable pain. i will make an assumption that i can speak for the audience in singing, cannot imagine what would be like to be is a child. from that pain, from your community organizing, what do you say to the commander? it is not 1996 any more. what is going on? what do you say to him? what does he say to you? i will ask you to keep the remarks brief. commander, i will give you a chance to respond. you are hearing about all these things, what is your reaction? >> there needs to be more police sensitivity training in sfp
los angeles say work is right on schedule to reopen a ten mile stretch of one of the world's busiest freeways by tomorrow morning's commute. take a live look at the 405 interstate over the pass connecting west l.a. to the san fernando valley. the freeway has been shut down since friday night while crews demolish an overpass. it's being called carmageddon 2 because of the potential to create a traffic nightmare throughout l.a. if work doesn't get finished in time. last year was carmageddon 1 and the first phase went just fine. this time caltran says so far so good. >>> a record number of riders are taking caltrain so now the system is adding six more trains starting tomorrow. two will be brand new trains. four others that were mothballed because of budget cuts are being restored. caltrain is also rearranging its schedule to give passengers greater flexibility. it is also adding a silicon valley stop for twelve limited service trains in. in june caltrain averaged 50,000 riders every weekday. >> lisa argen is describing a mini heat train. >> that's a good way to put it. the forecast for
on who won or how fast they made it up. >> traffic is going according to plan in los angeles. crews worked overnight and through today to troy a traffic bridge over one of the nation's busiest freeways. the southern received the bridge was torn down last year you may remember. demolition onto north side was completed today and clean up is now underway. now plan is to reopen the 405 by 5:00 a.m. tomorrow morning. if not the contractor faces fines of $360,000 an hour. >>> still to come we will have a recall of the top stories. >> i don't think there are many federal managers either care or understand how bad it looks. >> outrage over how the government is spending taxpayer dollars and a conference right here in the bay area at the center of the controversy. >> and assault allegations made by lindsey lohan. >> and the changes coming to some bay area transit agencies. >> the new i-pad app ready to down load. watch awful newscasts live and get drive time traffic, bay area weather and video of breaking news any time, anywhere. [ woman ] ring. ring. progresso. your new light creamy po
. >>> the blue angels, the navy's precision flight demonstration team will make their way to the bay area tonight. >> they are always fun. the blue angels scheduled to perform for the fleet week airshow saturday and sunday due to arrive at sfo about 6:15 tonight. >>> practice racing on the water set to begin at 4:00 this afternoon for the america's cup world series yacht race. the actual competition is set for thursday through sunday. the america's cup village set up at the little marina green on marina boulevard in san francisco. so you better do a little walking this weekend. >> no kidding. >> it's going to be crowded everywhere. >>> in the next half hour, first duchess kate now prince william. the latest twist in the royal nude photo scandal. >> plus their wildest dreams coming through. the as clinch the big play-off spot for the first time in six years. the unlikely road to victory coming up. >> reporter: we're live in vallejo where a house fire damages half of the house. i just spoke with the people inside. we'll tell you the one valuable thing one of the occupants tried to save. ,, ,, ,,, w
fans are gearing up for the blue angels' annual bay area show. look upstairs over the weekend. the navy's precision flight demonstration team soared into town yesterday is set to perform at fleet week all weekend long on saturday and sunday. captain chelsea sully sullenberger of danville famous of course for that emergency landing on the hudson river in new york, he will be a passenger actually on one of the planes during a demonstration near the san francisco airport around noontime today. we have a full schedule, it's available at our website, cbssf.com. >> there's a lot of big of local events this weekend but some people are wondering if it might be a little too much for san francisco to handle. >> the events include 49ers football, the giants in the major legal baseball play-offs, the blue angels as we mentioned, and america's cup yacht racing. san francisco is gridlocked even without big events going on. but the mayor is optimistic. >> they are investing in the infrastructure, which is the buses, the tracks, the trains, the traffic flow. and they are going to get better. >> public
against the bills on sunday, giants and major league baseball play- offs, fleet week with the blue angels, yachting race, blue grass festival. it's crazy this weekend. san francisco is gridlocked even without big events of but the mayor is optimistic. >> they are investing in the infrastructure, which is the buses, the tracks, the trains, the traffic flow. and they are going to get better. >> public transit is highly recommended for anyone planning to attend those events over the weekend. >>> a new survey shows president obama and mitt romney all tied up as they head into the evening's presidential debate. this poll is from united technologies and the national journal of congressional connection. it shows that the two candidates with 47% each among likely voters nationwide. other recent polls have showed the president with a narrow lead. bigad shaban has more on today's face-to-face encounter in colorado. >> reporter: the stage isby . the cameras are in place and the candidates are in their final hours of preparation. >> governor, are you ready for tomorrow? >> i'm get there is. >> report
by the united states navy and the blue angels. and those huge crowds will also see some of the top skippers in the world humming some of the fastest boats on water in fleet and match race competitions. and one of those skippers, the winningest sir russell coutts leading his oracle crew against the swedish artemis team in the first match race. the oracle supporting the giants with the sf logo on their boats. and in what looked like a victory coutts, it was ruled he had not correctly rounded four. so he was disqualified. so artemis advances to face jimmy spithill's oracle usa team. and so the final four and the championship finals of the match racing competition all set for saturday on the bay. and now coming up at 6:00, we will go 25 years back in time to look at the 1987 america's cup where dennis conner and stars and stripes took the cup back from the awustralians, what wer you doing in 1987? i think i was doing my algebra work. >> i was there in san diego watching it in the late 80s. >> i was doing my math homework as well. >> laurence son the water. kate longworth is in detroit. jaymee i
. but they want the whole enchilada. on top, it's a three-game lead over the angels in the wildcard. on the bottom is the rangers two-game lead over oakland in the american league west. the a's would have to sweep texas in order to win it. manager melvin was asked yesterday about his score-board watching habits. >> that doubleheader, just for preparation toward the next few days or... >> probably not. i know those teams. who won the ryder cup? that's what i was watching earlier. did we win the ryder cup? >> no. >> come on! >> reporter: that is one awfully relaxed the manager as the europeans won the ryder cup. it has been a storied season for these oakland athletics, especially for the third baseman. >> i could probably do the same thing a million times. it would probably never happen again. >> this is the last time we saw scott sizemore. a freak acl injury thrust josh donaldson into josh's starting lineup. >> i got this in first grade. it was called the dream of a major league baseball player, one of those customized book things. now i can actually say i have been a major league baseball player.
:00. tomorrow and friday, the blue angels will make practice runs for fleet week. as part of fleet week, military and local emergency management officials will be participating in a disaster response exercise. this morning a hover craft will be handing -- will be landing on ocean beach. fleet week officially kicks off tomorrow at ktvu.com. we posted a schedule of events including a -- including the exact time when the blue anjeles will be reporting -- blue angels will be reporting. >>> big news from the as. what the team just tolded you a few minutes ago -- told us a few minutes ago. it's about tonight's game. when we describe our yogurt. tillamook yogurt has no high fructose corn syrup. no artificial sweeteners. no artificial colors and no artificial flavors. that's no, no, no and... no. of course, sometimes no is a good thing. >>> welcome back. this afternoon's oakland as game would be the most anticipated as game of the year. right now, people are lining unat the coliseum box office. alex savidge is there now. the team just announced something a couple of minutes ago. what did they s
emission as well as better air quality monitoring. >>> so fleet week is underway with the blue angels overhead. the navy is showing off an amphibious vehicle. >> i'm very impressed by the size of it, the ability to carry emergency vehicles, from trucks to generators, and all the things we might need in a disaster we hope we never have. >> the mayor was impressed by what the hovercraft could do. it was part of a drill that involved a cooperative effort. gerald huber says the hovercraft could be deployed quickly. >> we are self-sufficient. we do not add an extra burden to a catastrophe that is already taking place. we are self-sustaining with our fuel and our food and our needs here in support of the city. >> this morning's drill was meant to simulate a real disaster response. that hovercraft has been deployed in other disasters such as hurricane katrina. an amphibious ready group was also just deployed to the middle east. >>> the 32-year-old truck driver who hit an amtrak train in hanford says he can't explain what happened. investigators say marcario medina was not impaired at the tim
the president is traveling the fundraisers in los angeles, while mitt romney holds a rally in florida. and mitt romney will deliver a foreign policy speech at the virginia military institute in lexington. then on tuesday, both candidates will be in the midwest. the president will campaign in ohio, while mitt romney will campaign in ohio. >>> meanwhile, a brand-new poll from the university of denver shows the president with a 4-point lead, taken right after the first debate. and in florida, mitt romney thanked the campaign volunteers with a pizza, they urged the people to vote and vote early. >>> meanwhile, debating the debate, still the rage inside and outside the beltway. senior adviser robert gibbs sought to take the attention off the performance, while mitt romney found parallels. >> i think you're going to see a very engaged president that is ready and willing to call out whichever mitt romney shows up. >> and you have to admit that is not the president who showed up in the first debate? >> again, i'm not going to take away from mitt's masterful, theater performance. he did a great job, eve
, thanks. >>> the sequel was just as good as the original. officials in los angeles reopened the busy 405 freeway this morning, ending carmageddon 2. part of the freeway was shut down over the weekend because of a major construction project. drivers were warned to stay off the road to avoid huge traffic jams. there were some reports about a few roller bladers and some pedestrians sneaking onto that empty freeway on sunday. >> you knew that was going to happen. >>> after former california governor arnold schwarzenegger's new memoir comes out today, schwarzenegger claims the book, which is called "total recall," will reveal many secrets about his life. he'll be in town tomorrow to promote the book. he'll be at the hamilton on 14th street northwest for a book signing. that event is sold out. >>> the man accused of assaulting lindsay lohan inside a new york city hotel room over the weekend is out of jail. the actress told police she and the 25-year-old man were fighting over cell phone photos he took. she says she took the phone, and he punched and choked her, then threw her to the ground. po
. >>> the world famous hollywood sign in los angeles is getting a makeover. the giant letters will be stripped down to the bare metal and then they'll get a brand new coat of white paint. the project started today and will last for the next ten weeks. the renovation comes just in time for the landmark's 90th birthday next year. it was built back in 1923 to help promote a new real estate development. back then called hollywood land. the last four letters were later removed. >>> first lady michelle obama is opening up about what she may get the president for their 20th wed go anniversary tomorrow. she visited the new steve harvey talk show. she talked about her marriage to the president and how hard he is to shop for. >> i've gotten him every golf thing that you can imagine. so i had to really dig deep on this one. >> can i tell you something? that's on the bucket list for me. >> golf? >> to play golf with your husband. >> oh. i could give that to him as a gift. [ laughter ] >> getting the gift. she can make that happen. the first lady also helped harvey answer an audience question during his as
, los angeles. >> love, love, love. >> such a tender moment. >> love this movie. >> as you wish. >> how many times have you seen it? >> i've never seen it. >> he's a moving watchy guru. i wanted to wait until i had my own children. >> aren't they just newborns? >> raised in some news lab somewhere. >> that would happen. >> i was working in the lab late one night when i saw a giant man who does the news. we call him gregory. here's his views. he did the press, the monster press, the "meet the press." >> i had no idea what i just started. >> no idea how that started. >> an idea waiting to be expressed at the news anchor laboratory manufactured. i guess we're out of time. >> up next, online sensation the piano guys perform their one-direction hit, but first, this is "today" on nbc. >>> back now at 8:51 with the piano guys. five dads from utah with more than 250 million facebook fans and more than 145 million hits on youtube. they have gained fame for their videos featuring classical interpretations of popular music, and now they are out with their debut album, and the piano guys are here.
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